Period
to 22 May 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > North of England
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 4 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2,931 4,641 4,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 15.54% 19.73% 16.62%
As % of the General category 47.47% 50.26% 47.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,149 3,718 3,179
North of England median annual salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.17% +2.22% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,450 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +1.85%

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 6,175 9,234 8,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 32.74% 39.25% 34.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,423 7,302 6,752
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Salary Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in the North of England.

Salary trend for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in the North of England over the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the North of England region over the 6 months to 22 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -1 1,700 £47,500 - 232
Yorkshire -5 1,092 £47,000 +4.44% 183
North East -5 143 £40,000 -3.61% 45
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 935 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
2 694 (23.68%) SQL
3 485 (16.55%) Microsoft
4 453 (15.46%) Problem-Solving
5 400 (13.65%) C#
6 395 (13.48%) Banking
7 363 (12.38%) SQL Server
7 363 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
8 351 (11.98%) DevOps
9 343 (11.70%) Windows
10 339 (11.57%) Project Management
11 331 (11.29%) .NET
12 326 (11.12%) Java
13 316 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 298 (10.17%) JavaScript
15 292 (9.96%) Microsoft Azure
16 291 (9.93%) Degree
17 287 (9.79%) ITIL
18 280 (9.55%) Software Engineering
19 276 (9.42%) Scrum
20 272 (9.28%) Retail
21 271 (9.25%) Amazon AWS
22 267 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
23 240 (8.19%) Oracle
24 227 (7.74%) Management Information System
25 224 (7.64%) Linux
26 213 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
27 212 (7.23%) HTML
27 212 (7.23%) Test Automation
28 210 (7.16%) SAP

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 72 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 63 (2.15%) IIS
3 41 (1.40%) Confluence
4 40 (1.36%) Tomcat
5 39 (1.33%) MS Exchange
6 37 (1.26%) Apache
7 23 (0.78%) Skype for Business
8 21 (0.72%) JBoss
9 20 (0.68%) SAS
9 20 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 18 (0.61%) CMS
10 18 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (0.48%) Apache Spark
11 14 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 12 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (0.31%) WordPress
15 7 (0.24%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.24%) Jetty
15 7 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 180 (6.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 145 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
3 96 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 59 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 43 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.27%) Adobe XD
8 8 (0.27%) UXPin
9 5 (0.17%) InVision
9 5 (0.17%) Sketch
10 3 (0.10%) Figma
10 3 (0.10%) Marvel
11 2 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.068%) EngageOne
11 2 (0.068%) Flinto
12 1 (0.034%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.034%) HipChat
12 1 (0.034%) Maya
Business Applications
1 38 (1.30%) SAP FI
2 36 (1.23%) SAP CO
2 36 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
2 36 (1.23%) SAP MM
3 29 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
4 27 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
5 26 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
6 25 (0.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 25 (0.85%) SAP SD
7 22 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
8 19 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
8 19 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
9 18 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
10 16 (0.55%) SAP BPC
11 13 (0.44%) SAP Payroll
12 12 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
12 12 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
12 12 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
12 12 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
12 12 (0.41%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 292 (9.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 271 (9.25%) Amazon AWS
3 143 (4.88%) Office 365
4 96 (3.28%) Power Platform
5 80 (2.73%) SaaS
6 75 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 55 (1.88%) G Suite
8 48 (1.64%) IaaS
9 32 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
10 25 (0.85%) Google Analytics
10 25 (0.85%) PaaS
11 24 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
11 24 (0.82%) GitHub
12 22 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
13 18 (0.61%) OpenShift
14 15 (0.51%) Apigee
15 13 (0.44%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 11 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
16 11 (0.38%) Serverless
17 10 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 98 (3.34%) Firewall
2 62 (2.12%) Network Security
3 61 (2.08%) DNS
4 54 (1.84%) LAN
4 54 (1.84%) WAN
5 49 (1.67%) Broadband
6 46 (1.57%) TCP/IP
7 45 (1.54%) VPN
8 36 (1.23%) DHCP
9 34 (1.16%) MPLS
10 32 (1.09%) VoIP
10 32 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
11 28 (0.96%) Wireless
12 27 (0.92%) SAN
13 23 (0.78%) HTTP
14 21 (0.72%) BGP
15 16 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
15 16 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
15 16 (0.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 160 (5.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 144 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 113 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
5 95 (3.24%) Power BI
6 61 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 61 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 47 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
8 39 (1.33%) Big Data
9 38 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 37 (1.26%) Oracle Database
11 36 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
11 36 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 33 (1.13%) MySQL
13 32 (1.09%) QlikView
14 25 (0.85%) NoSQL
15 22 (0.75%) Data Mining
16 19 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
16 19 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 139 (4.74%) JIRA
2 125 (4.26%) Selenium
3 111 (3.79%) Git (software)
4 107 (3.65%) Jenkins
5 84 (2.87%) Cucumber
6 76 (2.59%) SoapUI
7 64 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 48 (1.64%) JMeter
9 41 (1.40%) TeamCity
10 37 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
11 36 (1.23%) NUnit
12 35 (1.19%) Maven
13 34 (1.16%) MSTest
13 34 (1.16%) Visual Studio
14 32 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 30 (1.02%) Appium
15 30 (1.02%) WebDriver
16 26 (0.89%) Gatling
16 26 (0.89%) NeoLoad
16 26 (0.89%) Ranorex
General
1 395 (13.48%) Banking
2 272 (9.28%) Retail
3 153 (5.22%) Manufacturing
4 137 (4.67%) Marketing
5 132 (4.50%) Telecoms
6 117 (3.99%) Legal
7 63 (2.15%) Law
8 61 (2.08%) Electronics
9 52 (1.77%) Local Government
10 39 (1.33%) Financial Institution
11 35 (1.19%) Billing
11 35 (1.19%) Investment Banking
12 26 (0.89%) Back Office
13 19 (0.65%) Retail Banking
14 12 (0.41%) General Ledger
15 10 (0.34%) Advertising
15 10 (0.34%) Games
16 9 (0.31%) French Language
16 9 (0.31%) Online Betting
16 9 (0.31%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 663 (22.62%) Analyst
2 551 (18.80%) Developer
3 212 (7.23%) Project Manager
4 167 (5.70%) Consultant
5 143 (4.88%) C# Developer
6 139 (4.74%) Business Analyst
7 122 (4.16%) Support Analyst
8 117 (3.99%) .NET Developer
9 114 (3.89%) Architect
10 109 (3.72%) DevOps Engineer
11 95 (3.24%) Software Engineer
12 93 (3.17%) Java Developer
13 89 (3.04%) Software Developer
14 87 (2.97%) IT Manager
15 78 (2.66%) Senior Analyst
16 76 (2.59%) Applications Support
17 75 (2.56%) Senior Developer
18 71 (2.42%) C# .NET Developer
19 69 (2.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 65 (2.22%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (11.29%) .NET
2 212 (7.23%) HTML
3 191 (6.52%) CSS
4 186 (6.35%) Web Services
5 164 (5.60%) ASP.NET
6 120 (4.09%) SOAP
7 117 (3.99%) AngularJS
8 97 (3.31%) REST
9 96 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 87 (2.97%) RESTful
11 86 (2.93%) jQuery
12 81 (2.76%) XML
13 80 (2.73%) Spring
14 62 (2.12%) JSON
14 62 (2.12%) React
15 57 (1.94%) Middleware
16 55 (1.88%) HTML5
17 53 (1.81%) WPF
18 49 (1.67%) Node.js
19 46 (1.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 363 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 227 (7.74%) Management Information System
3 184 (6.28%) Fintech
4 105 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
4 105 (3.58%) User Experience
5 82 (2.80%) Data Centre
6 59 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
7 48 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
8 44 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 43 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
10 30 (1.02%) PKI
11 29 (0.99%) Algorithms
11 29 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
12 24 (0.82%) Data Structures
13 23 (0.78%) NHS
14 22 (0.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 22 (0.75%) Driving Licence
15 21 (0.72%) PMI
15 21 (0.72%) Virtual Team
16 19 (0.65%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 343 (11.70%) Windows
2 224 (7.64%) Linux
3 143 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 89 (3.04%) Unix
5 69 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (1.50%) Windows 7
7 37 (1.26%) Windows 10
8 33 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (0.68%) Android
11 12 (0.41%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.34%) CentOS
13 5 (0.17%) Debian
13 5 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.10%) AIX
14 3 (0.10%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.10%) pSOS
15 2 (0.068%) Solaris
15 2 (0.068%) VMS
15 2 (0.068%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 935 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (15.46%) Problem-Solving
3 351 (11.98%) DevOps
4 339 (11.57%) Project Management
5 316 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 287 (9.79%) ITIL
7 280 (9.55%) Software Engineering
8 276 (9.42%) Scrum
9 267 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
10 213 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
11 212 (7.23%) Test Automation
12 199 (6.79%) Mentoring
13 153 (5.22%) TDD
14 152 (5.19%) Migration
15 150 (5.12%) Analytics
15 150 (5.12%) Continuous Improvement
16 149 (5.08%) MVC
16 149 (5.08%) Risk Management
17 134 (4.57%) SDLC
18 132 (4.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 694 (23.68%) SQL
2 400 (13.65%) C#
3 326 (11.12%) Java
4 298 (10.17%) JavaScript
5 186 (6.35%) Python
6 155 (5.29%) T-SQL
7 129 (4.40%) C++
8 113 (3.86%) PowerShell
9 79 (2.70%) Ruby
10 76 (2.59%) Bash Shell
11 63 (2.15%) C
12 62 (2.12%) PHP
13 55 (1.88%) PL/SQL
14 40 (1.36%) VBA
15 39 (1.33%) R
16 35 (1.19%) Shell Script
17 29 (0.99%) Scala
18 28 (0.96%) VB.NET
19 22 (0.75%) Java 8
20 19 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 291 (9.93%) Degree
2 81 (2.76%) CISSP
3 67 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 62 (2.12%) SC Cleared
5 59 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (1.64%) CCNP
7 47 (1.60%) CISM
7 47 (1.60%) ISTQB
8 42 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 41 (1.40%) CISA
10 38 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
10 38 (1.30%) Postgraduate
11 36 (1.23%) AWS Certification
11 36 (1.23%) ISEB
11 36 (1.23%) PMI Certification
12 34 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (1.02%) PMP
14 29 (0.99%) CCIE
15 28 (0.96%) CREST Certified
16 27 (0.92%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (4.61%) PMO
2 113 (3.86%) GDPR
3 101 (3.45%) QA
4 93 (3.17%) SLA
5 79 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 44 (1.50%) Data Quality
7 42 (1.43%) PCI DSS
8 22 (0.75%) ISO 9001
9 16 (0.55%) ISO 22301
10 11 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.17%) HIPAA
11 5 (0.17%) ISO 31000
12 4 (0.14%) COBIT
12 4 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.14%) ISO 20022
12 4 (0.14%) P3O
13 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 2 (0.068%) IFRS
14 2 (0.068%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 126 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 100 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (3.31%) Docker
4 66 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (0.61%) XenApp
7 16 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (0.38%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 10 (0.34%) vSphere
10 5 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.14%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.068%) Firmware
12 2 (0.068%) vCloud
12 2 (0.068%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.034%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.034%) HDFS
13 1 (0.034%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.034%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 56 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
2 53 (1.81%) Kubernetes
3 46 (1.57%) Ansible
4 42 (1.43%) Puppet
5 40 (1.36%) Terraform
6 30 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
7 27 (0.92%) Tivoli
8 21 (0.72%) Salt
9 20 (0.68%) Prometheus
9 20 (0.68%) Rancher
10 17 (0.58%) Cobbler
11 14 (0.48%) Nessus
12 12 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
13 10 (0.34%) XenMobile
14 9 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
15 8 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
15 8 (0.27%) SQL Sentry
16 7 (0.24%) FortiGate
16 7 (0.24%) NetBackup
16 7 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 485 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 240 (8.19%) Oracle
3 210 (7.16%) SAP
4 196 (6.69%) VMware
5 153 (5.22%) Google
6 103 (3.51%) Cisco
7 48 (1.64%) Rackspace
8 45 (1.54%) Citrix
9 43 (1.47%) IBM
9 43 (1.47%) Tableau
10 42 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
11 39 (1.33%) Symantec
12 31 (1.06%) HP
13 30 (1.02%) Red Hat
14 29 (0.99%) Hyperion
15 24 (0.82%) ServiceNow
15 24 (0.82%) Xamarin
16 23 (0.78%) Adobe
17 21 (0.72%) CheckPoint
18 19 (0.65%) Informatica